Diners Done Right
Bored with chain restaurants? Tired of overpaying for fussy food when all you really want is something simple at a fair price? There are a ton of great local joints serving cheap, tasty eats, but if you're not careful, you might drive right past them. We scoured the country and checked reviews on sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor as well as rankings by expert food writers for some of the best hole-in-the-wall diners, all of them longtime favorites with even longer lists of regulars. Here are the top picks in all 50 states.
Note: While some restaurants are closed to dine-in customers, all of the restaurants on this list are offering options including delivery, takeout, or outdoor seating, unless otherwise noted.